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A Grandfather Drinking and Driving?

By Gran13


Most people have been lucky to have avoided brushes with the law on their way home from social functions over the years.  Several nigts ago, my friend, a grandfather of 82, went out for a few drinks with friends and although he’d had a few too many beers, he proceeded to order and then drink a margarita which was not a good idea. Aware that he was probably over the legal limit for alcohol consumption, he took a taxi home.

Sure enough, he encountered a police roadblack but because he was in a taxi, they waved him through. He arrived home safely without incident, much to his surpise. The next day he told me that he’d

A grandfather drinking and driving?
never driven a taxi before and was not even sure where he’d got it.

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